19 designs have finally been chosen from Ireland’s two design schools-Limerick School of Art & Design and the Griffith College, Dublin, to compete at an exclusive catwalk event in Dublin held on April 6th judged by a panel of celebrity and fashion experts. These designs can now be seen and voted for online.
A lot of fantastic shapes and textures and wonderful stories behind each design, where students either chose to use a two piece set or bodysuit as the basis for their creations. We’re looking forward to witness the winner of Ireland’s TIA 2011 and ask you to cast your votes online at
Take a look at students' creative process into the makings of conceiving the real lingerie set.
Dressed for Battle by Heather Lynch
Dressed for Battle was inspired by a Celtic Warrior Princess named Alexandra. She embodies her beautiful shape and represents the importance of strength, bravery, leadership and equality in her society.
Whom the angels named Lenore-The design I have created celebrates women in rock and roll. Women in rock are muses to the world and inspire women to be strong, independent, to have their own vision and follow their passions in life. By Marie La Roche
Triumphant Spirit by Lorraine Dimond
California Girls-This Woman is fun loving and casual and lives her life in bright bold colour. She stands strong and toned with an Amazonian physique, that is bronzed and lean with juxtaposing curves. By Lauren O'reilly
Why do dishes when you can do daquiri?- I was inspired by 1950’s lingerie, I wanted to create an underwear set that would allow women to indulge in delightful thought while carrying out their daily routine, giving them something to inspire and amuse themselves. By Steven Foley
Feline Fantasy-Inspired by 50’S silhouette – I wanted create a seductive combination that empowers the naughty flirt in every women. By Svitlana Andriyets
The Edge of Euphoria-I was inspired by the woman who in the height of the grit of Rock & Roll could retain her powerful yet ultimately and intensely sensual inner nature. By Sarah Ryan
Pop Culture-My concept was to take inspiration from my muse Marilyn Monroe, a strong, confident beautiful woman and create something just as glamorous as her. Marilyn Monroe was a pop cultural, sex icon who embraced femininity and beauty. By Sara Degreeve